Memphis Depay, during a match with the Olympique of Lyon


The signing of Depay, almost impossible this winter: "I don't think that he leaves"

Published:7/01/2021 - 11:28h

Updated:7/01/2021 - 11:28h

"I don't think that he leaves, I am calm. When one has an agreement have to respect it", expressed Rudi García, coach of the Lyon, on the future of Memphis Depay

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Everything seems against of a Barcelona that follows sailing with the threat to sink , in a League that follows having complicated by the distance that separates him of the Athletic of Madrid and of the Real Madrid, both graduated again like candidates to the title after a positive December.

The irregular performance of the culés would be between the accounts that engloban a transition, which comanda Ronald Koeman from the past summer. However, to the natural changes by the arrival of a new technician, have added the injuries that have mermado the Catalan attack, to the point that the words of Rudi García, trainer of the Olympique of Lyon, on Memphis Depay, have fallen like a block of lead in the city condal.

"I do not think that it go , I am calm. When one has an agreement have to respect it. There is not any problem", went the words of Rudi García in a recent press conference. The urgency of the Barça goes through the drops of Ansu Fati, the one who will not return until mediated of February -even has posed do it for the 8vos of final of the Champions in front of the PSG- and of the Brazilian Philippe Coutinho, the one who has said goodbye by what subtracts of January and February, since his comeback would be minimum during March.

Like consequence, Koeman has of six forwards for four positions: Dembélé, Messi, Griezmann, Braithwaite, Pedri and Trincao. In spite of that the two last have a big talent -Pedri already is it exploding-, both are very young to assume a stretch that paints very slope up so much in the domestic championship as in the maximum European competition.

Depay Fits perfect

Depay, the one who almost gives by stray in the current market of signings, would fit perfectly in a Barcelona that has remained orphan in the left band by the drops of Ansu and Coutinho. Besides, the Dutch has gunpowder, has the confidence of Koeman by his performance in the selection, and his actuality with the Lyon endorse it like a good option for this moment: in a total of 17 parties carries 8 goals and 4 assistances.

To add to the package, would be a cheap signing, since it could cost between 3 or 4 million euros, enciphers that the French club would accept, since it remains free to final of season. An ofertón in the middle of the economic difficulties that faces the Barcelona in the actuality. But the Lyon, club that leads Tie it 1 of France with 36 points above the always ultra favourite PSG, would look for to convince to the forward so that it sack this season with a title under the arm, an intention that according to the surroundings of the player also would endorse.

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